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Jan 24, 2013 6:00am EST
witness to so much that is happened over the last four years, developing the obama administration, our president, our vice president with their agenda, with talking about the need for more jobs. of course, have always been amazed that debbie understood the health care law better than anyone and was willing to share her thoughts to me when i can understand the confusion that some are starting to create, because they had not read the bill but she did. .. [applause] pleasure. >> but debbie and i went to the republican national convention -- the she was in florida, so when hurricane isaac was trying to blow through, debbie just said not now, not here, please, and she stopped that hurricane from blowing through there. [laughter] amazing woman, i can tell you that much. so i am also happy to announce my support for my leader and to return this gavel in a few minutes back over to her so that i can go back to doing what i enjoy doing, which is running my mouth. [laughter] on cable television. [laughter] i'm available. [laughter] [applause] >> you're doing a great job! >> thank you, boo boo. [a
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
away from fee for service? has the obama administration actually done a lot to lower the cost of health care going forward so we don't need to do much more? what do you guys think is in practical terms what needs to be done on health care? because it's a really unpopular issue. i mean, if you poll people, they say we don't want to cut medicare. so where do we go in dealing with that piece of the puzzle? >> yeah. that reminds me how when i was in graduate school, i went to graduate school to study fiscal policy, and it was right around the time they balanced the budget, and i thought, oh, my gosh, now what am i going to do? change careers, and now the problem is solved. i realized the long-term problems were still there, and i had to make a choice where to study social security or health care, and it was easy. social security is easy, so i jumped right into becoming a social security expert because health care is so hard. now, that's not to say that i haven't been studying health care over the past years because there really is no other issue at the core of all of this. and the problem,
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